1970 The final tracks of “2 Years On” were being completed on this date


1980 The Bee Gees sued their record company Polygram and the bands’ manager Robert Stigwood for fraud.


1978 The film soundtrack to “Grease” featuring John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John started a 13 week run at No.1 on the UK chart.


1999 The Isle Of Man, issued six stamps honouring The Bee Gees. Their mother had run a local post office on the island.


1971 Maurice recorded two commercial jingles, one for Cadbury’s and the other for Spangles.  The Bee Gees also recorded ‘My World’ and two other tracks which weren’t released – ‘What Could Have Been Done’ and ‘Goodbye Blue Sky’


1975 Maurice married Yvonne Spenceley

1987 The Bee Gees became the only group to have a UK No.1 single in each of the three decades, (60’s, 70’s & 80’s), when ‘You Win Again’ went to No.1 on the UK singles chart. This turned out to be the brothers’ fifth and last No.1.


1967 The Bee Gees were at No.1 on the UK singles chart with ‘Massachusetts’


1996 Boyzone scored had their first UK No.1 single with their version of the 1968 Bee Gees song ‘Words’.


1971The Bee Gees began work on “To Whom It May Concern”, with the recording of ‘Alive’ and ‘On Time’


1980 Barbra Streisand scored her fourth US No.1 album with “Guilty”. Also on this day Streisand started a three week run at No.1 on the UK singles chart with a song written by the Bee Gees, ‘Woman In Love’, the singers only UK No.1.


1983 ‘Islands In The Stream’, gave Dolly Parton and Kenny Rogers a No.1 on the US singles chart. The song was written by The Bee Gees and co-produced by Barry Gibb.

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